Morni Wildlife (Insects): Common Emigrant

Common Emigrant (Catopsilia pomona)- found in the Himalayas upto a height of 4000 metres. Found in fields, gardens and scrub. Is common in Morni. Wings are a translucent greenish-yellow. Congregations can be seen mud-puddling on wet soil.

Common Emigrant, Chandimandir, Morni-Pinjore foothills (April)
Common Emigrant, Chandimandir, Morni-Pinjore foothills (April)

 

References:

  1. Butterflies of India, Arun Pratap Singh (2011)